CHAPTER 8

Income from live performance

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Understanding and managing the sources of income for the artist are among the most important functions of the artist manager. Some artists want to be active participants in overseeing these aspects of their careers, but developing artists especially soon find out that the business side of their career is better handled by their manager. Until new artists become comfortable with someone else managing their earnings, it is be important that they participate in the financial accounting for their work, and, more importantly, develop the understanding of reports and documents that show their earnings and the costs ...

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